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Creator:
Edward Scriven, 1775–1841, British
And Thomas Williamson, active 1802
after Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:
Telemachus and Mentor Discovered by Calypso
Date:
1810
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 × 28 7/8 inches (55.9 × 73.3 cm) and Image: 20 7/8 × 28 3/8 inches (53 × 72.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by R. Westall R.A. | TELEMACHUS & MENTOR discovered by CALYPSO on the Shores of her Island"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E. Scriven Historical Engraver to their Royal Highnesses the Prince & Princess of Wales. | CALYPSO decouvrant TELEMAQUE & MENTOR sur les cotes de son ile"; lettered, lower center: "Published Jany.1 1810, by Clay & Scriven No.18, Ludgate Hill, London. | To HIs Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, this Plate is with His gracious permission humbly Dedicated by His Highnesses most obliged and devoted Servant, EDWD. SCRIVEN."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14502
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Greek mythology | religious and mythological subject | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus starts out with Mentor, in search of his father
Associated People:
Telemachus
Calypso, Nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia
Mentor
Athena
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40202
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